Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


1747 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 97


Topic # 146607 23-May-2014 13:48
Send private message

I read a post on here that Crazy domains were selling .maori.nz for $1
Seems like a plan!

So I went and bought go.maori.nz

Now most of my domains I buy from Godaddy and host on godaddy so the purchase and application is a piece of cake

BUT buying a domain from one company then "pointing"? it at another to achieve what I now find out is called "Off-site" well its a pain the ****

Why easy you say

Well it is if you do it once a week or everyday but when you do it once every blue moon! You have to go through the learning curve of working it out

The answer ??

Take up another hobby? Marry a computer wizard?




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

 

gnfb on trademe travelkit.nz

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me


Create new topic
667 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 142


  Reply # 1051715 23-May-2014 14:11
Send private message

They are losing something like $12.50($1.25 a month less tax for being offshore run) per .maori.nz per year and you can buy a 10 year term..Unless that fee has dropped since last year.

Also rather than keep it with CD transfer it to metaname or something(nz-nz between registrars is free iirc) as CD support is terrible.

2382 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 694

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1051730 23-May-2014 14:34
Send private message

My rare dealings with CrazyDomains have never been positive - their system has been a PITA to use.  Other budget providers have been just as annoying.  You get what you pay for.




"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams



1747 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 97


  Reply # 1051749 23-May-2014 14:54
Send private message

Dynamic: My rare dealings with CrazyDomains have never been positive - their system has been a PITA to use.  Other budget providers have been just as annoying.  You get what you pay for.


I will get back as to how my experience ends up




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

 

gnfb on trademe travelkit.nz

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me


13980 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1762


  Reply # 1051758 23-May-2014 15:21
Send private message

Dynamic: My rare dealings with CrazyDomains have never been positive - their system has been a PITA to use.  Other budget providers have been just as annoying.  You get what you pay for.

 It really doesn't matter if you are solely using them to register a .nz domain, as once it is registered, after 5 days you just transfer it out. I have had problems with them in the past when they overcharged me and refused to refund. They blamed a system update for the problem, and eventually it got resolved, but a lot of hassle. They also appear to be based overseas, as their call centre is based overseas somewhere. But when they are selling domains for a $1, I can over look that, when I am able to transfer it out afterwards.



1747 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 97


  Reply # 1053285 26-May-2014 09:22
Send private message

mattwnz:
Dynamic: My rare dealings with CrazyDomains have never been positive - their system has been a PITA to use.  Other budget providers have been just as annoying.  You get what you pay for.

 It really doesn't matter if you are solely using them to register a .nz domain, as once it is registered, after 5 days you just transfer it out. I have had problems with them in the past when they overcharged me and refused to refund. They blamed a system update for the problem, and eventually it got resolved, but a lot of hassle. They also appear to be based overseas, as their call centre is based overseas somewhere. But when they are selling domains for a $1, I can over look that, when I am able to transfer it out afterwards.


I have been fiddling with nameservers and waiting on godaddy to get back to me still isnt resolving No rush just a waste of time to keep checking it LOL . Once it resolves will see if anyone needs go.maori.nz ;)




Is an English Man living in New Zealand. Not a writer, an Observer he says. Graham is a seasoned 'traveler" with his sometimes arrogant, but honest opinion on life. He loves the Internet!.

 

gnfb on trademe travelkit.nz

GNFB Geeks Out on Geekzone

Email Me


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.